1979 Official Selection, film index


  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A twist of the timeless fairy tale plot. Princess Petronella decides to rescue Prince Frederick, imprisoned by the horrendous Albion. She soon finds out that Frederick is not much of a catch, but she refuses to be discouraged.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Petronella

    Directed by: Barbara DOURMASHKIN

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 1978

    Running time: 13 min 30 s

  • Technique


    Techniques used: cut-outs

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Barbara DOURMASHKIN

    Production: Barbara DOURMASHKIN

    Script: Barbara Dourmashkin, Jay Williams

    Animation: Barbara Dourmashkin, Sylvia Hoefnagels

    Camera: Sylvia Hoefnagels

    Music: Michael de Temple

    Editing: Barbara Dourmashkin

    Voice: Alive Playten (princesse), Peter Bergman (dragon), Phil Proctor (prince)